Who we are

Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, an Australian community, in a worldwide religious congregation.

Ministry Mission

Jesus loved with a human heart: with him we proclaim his love to the world.

Peace, Justice, Creation

We work to discover through advocacy, healing and reconciliation, God's presence in our world.


We are to be on earth the heart of God. God has no other heart but ours.

Current News


In recent years we have been acknowledging Australian MSC on the occasion of a significant birthday, especially when they turn 80.

Peter Harvey Jackson

Today is the 80th birthday of Peter Harvey Jackson, born in 1939.  Peter went to primary school at OLSH College, Bowral, then to St Stanislaus College, Bathurst.  He made his first profession on February 26th, 1957 – so 62 years of MSC life and ministry.

Amongst the communities where he served are Chevalier College, Sacred Heart Monastery Croydon, Kew Community Melbourne - where he worked with the Lay MSC,, Treand House, St Mary’s Towers Douglas Park, and superior of the Sacred Heart Monastery, Kensington. He also served on the Provincial Council.

For some years he worked in the Mission of Eastern Papua.

He also studied theology at the Yarra Theological Union and in Dublin.

At present, he is Novice Director at Douglas Park.

Our congratulations.